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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

This book has much of Elyria, Ohio in it. At least that seems to be the case. I was raised in Elyria and Anderson writes of a typical turn-of-the-century (last century, that is) American Midwest city ... Read full review

Review: Winesburg, Ohio

User Review  - Carlier74 - Goodreads

This is not a page-turner, but the collection of stories gives insight into the strange characters that could populate a small town. Some of the stories are poetic, and the writer never really follows ... Read full review

Review: Winesburg, Ohio

User Review  - Sandy Morgan - Goodreads

This is an interesting little book about a ficticious town in Ohio. It is a compilation of short stories all written around a main character. I gave it four stars on writing alone. The author uses each story to write about the more depressing aspects of life. Read full review

Review: Winesburg, Ohio

User Review  - Andy Bryant - Goodreads

I first read this about 20 years ago and it had far more of an impact on me then, but I still appreciate the skill that's gone into crafting these stories. They're deceptively simple - what I love is ... Read full review

Review: Winesburg, Ohio

User Review  - Bridget - Goodreads

A collection that I would have never read had it not been for the Modern Library List and I'm really glad I did. Published in 1919, Anderson weaves together short stories that all touch on the theme ... Read full review

Review: Winesburg, Ohio

User Review  - Chris S. - Goodreads

It's certainly a parallel piece to Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River Anthology. I adore Masters' book, so that's a tough act to follow, but there are flashes of Anderson's work that meet the challenge ... Read full review

Review: Winesburg, Ohio

User Review  - Sherry McCaulley Palmer - Goodreads

Weird but awesome. Read full review

Review: Winesburg, Ohio

User Review  - Karla - Goodreads

Each of the stories tells a different side of small town life. I enjoyed all of them (for the most part)and it's surprising how well this classic holds up. Highly recommended. Read full review

Review: Winesburg, Ohio

User Review  - Teri Temme - Goodreads

Second of the books for James Franco's SkillShare class. Really good short stories. Glad I read it. Read full review

Review: Winesburg, Ohio

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

I enjoyed the way this was written, a collection of interconnected short stories. I can see why this is a classic. Clearly, for my 50 States Challenge, this is my Ohio book. Read full review


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